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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

 

We are more than a world-class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

 


Click HERE for a recap of the First Annual Clinical Trials Symposium

Hosted by Thompson Cancer Survival Center on October 29, 2021.  

 

Medical Oncology / Hematology Referrals
To refer a patient, call (865) 331-2060 or download and complete our
New Patient Referral Form and send via Fax to (865) 374-2083.

New Patient Paperwork
Are you a new Thompson Oncology Group patient? Save time at your appointment and complete your new patient paperwork in advance. Click here to download your forms. 

REMOTE OFFICE VISITS AVAILABLE

To help keep you safe from coronavirus (COVID-19),  telehealth visits are available. Learn more.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

Thompson Cancer Survival Center offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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The holidays can be stressful for many people, particularly if you or a loved one are coping with a cancer diagnosis. In our latest blog post, Jessica Antal, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, shares some helpful tips to cope with holiday stress. www.thompsoncancer.com/holidays-stress-and-cancer/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Jennifer Coe recently dropped off gift bags for cancer patients at our Lenoir City office. Thank you, Jennifer, for your thoughtfulness. Our patients will be so blessed by these! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for reviewing the updated visitation policy as of November 12, 2021 before visiting a Covenant Health hospital. ... See MoreSee Less

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Something as simple as sharing a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends could bring unforeseen challenges to cancer patients. Chelsea Johnson, Clinical Dietitian at Thompson, shares some useful tips for overcoming those challenges and building a healthy relationship with food on your cancer journey. www.thompsoncancer.com/healthy-relationship-with-food/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is Genetic Counseling Awareness Day! Alora Terry and Ann Faulkner are both Licensed Genetic Counselors at Thompson. Join us in thanking them for all that they do to provide excellent care to our patients and their family members every day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Halloween from the team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center! Check out the creative costumes from our staff. 🎃 ... See MoreSee Less

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Locations

Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Holidays, Stress, and Cancer

    Content written by Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW Holidays are stressful for many people. If you are undergoing cancer treatment or caring for a family member or friend who has cancer, the holiday season can be an especially difficult time. There are steps you can take to decrease the stress and find opportunities to enjoy the […]

  • Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

    Content authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN – Clinical Dietitian If you feel different about food because of cancer, you are not alone. Cancer changes eating habits. Cancer changes your body. These changes, plus a swarm of conflicting messages about food and cancer online, can create anxiety. Luckily, there are simple strategies that can […]

  • First Annual TCSC Clinical Trials Symposium A Success

    “I consider the first annual Clinical Trials Symposium a huge success!” Susie Owenby, System Director of Research for Covenant Health System responded with excitement when asked about the recent event. She went on to explain, “It was well attended by medical providers, ancillary staff, and the community, both in-person and virtually.  Getting the word out […]

  • Understanding the Phases and Types of Clinical Trials

    Content authored by Jessica Severt RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at Thompson Cancer Survival Center Clinical Trials: Phases and Types Did you know that most drugs go through at least 3 different levels of clinical trial testing before they are approved?  It may also surprise you to know, that even after a drug is […]

  • Immune System: Boost or balance?

    This content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian Food and Your Immune System Have you ever taken Emergen-C or a similar supplement to “boost” your immune system? Many of these “immunity-boosting” supplements claim to enhance the immune system and ward off illness. However, scientific experts warn against the idea of “boosting” the immune […]

  • A Call to Care for Others

    Breast Cancer Survivor Answers a Calling – to Care for Others Facing Cancer Lawana Evans cares for people who are facing cancer every day. She is also a survivor herself. “I have always prayed that God lead me where I needed to be. I do this job because I know what it’s like to be […]

  • Oncology Pharmacy: Tools of the Trade

    Content authored by Kasey Smith, PharmD, Clinical Oncology Pharmacist Closed System Transfer Devices – What are they? Why do Thompson Oncology Group’s Pharmacists and Techs use them? To begin this discussion, and to understand how the Oncology Pharmacists’ and Techs’ use of CSTD impacts care,  we must answer a different question: What are hazardous drugs? […]

  • The Nutrition Facts Label: Breaking it down

    Content authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN The Nutrition Facts label acts as a guide, helping you navigate food choices for your overall health. These labels can be found on packaged foods and beverages like bread, sodas, sauces, cereals, protein shakes, yogurts, canned and frozen fruits and vegetables, and more. It can be daunting […]

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